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Baublitz turns on gold rush in 800 for second win

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SHIPPENSBURG — Best. Day. Ever. Those three words were the ones that Juniata’s Garrett Baublitz used to describe his monumental showing at the 2019 PIAA Class 2A track and field championships on Saturday at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium, where he ended the day with two ...

Macknair finds redemption in his final race

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SHIPPENSBURG— A nightmare first day unfolded for Mifflin County’s Chayce Macknair. His dream of standing on top of the podium in the mile was crushed on Friday after another devastating miss in the prelims at the PIAA Class 3A track and field championships at Shippensburg University’s ...

Kauffman’s second gold leads local contingent in state track

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SHIPPENSBURG — Another day, another triumph for Greenwood’s Mallory Kauffman, who once again wrapped up gold before her final throw — this time in the shot put — to end her high school career with a successful second day at the PIAA Class 2A track and field championships on Saturday at ...

Dietrich wins Fallen Heroes race

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PORT ROYAL — The late, great Bob Weikert would have certainly enjoyed the battle for the win during the Fallen Heroes Championship for the sprint cars Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway. He would have certainly enjoyed the outcome because the Weikert 29 ended up on the victory ...

Rain delays Weikert start on Sunday

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PORT ROYAL — Rain continued to hamper the Bob Weikert Memorial Sunday night at Port Royal Speedway. Rain hit the speedway just as the first sprint car heat was getting lined up. Fortunately, the rain didn’t last long and the track crew was able to work the racing surface back into ...

3A: Hard-luck Huskies fall short on track

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SHIPPENSBURG — Mifflin County entered the 2019 PIAA Class 3A track and field championships with high expectations. After elite finishes at the District 6 Class 3A championships, the Huskies were hoping to continue to peak and enter states with a chance for multiple podium finishes. Instead, ...

Kauffman, Baublitz excel on Day 1

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SHIPPENSBURG — Mallory Kauffman made it well known at the District 3 Class 2A track and field championships that she was going to be the heavy favorite in the discus entering the PIAA championships in Shippensburg after breaking a longstanding district record set by East Juniata’s Heather ...

Juniata duo makes history before falling in state quarterfinals

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HERSHEY — The Juniata doubles team of Zach Hemond and Max Lauver continue to make tennis history. The duo are just the second doubles pair in the area and in program history to win a District 6 championship. They are part of a team that was first from the school to win a District 6 team ...

Young Rahmer flawless in Paxton Tribute victory

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MECHANICSBURG — Freddie Rahmer is a young sprint car driver and admits that he still makes mistakes. That may be true in some races, but the 23-year-old didn’t make any mistakes Friday night as he dominated the Lynn Paxton Tribute at Williams Grove Speedway. Rahmer’s first Grove win ...

Mount Union gets past of No. 1 Tyrone, clinches state berth

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TYRONE — The rain stayed away from the Harry K. Sickler Sports Complex Thursday afternoon for the the District 6 Class 3A semifinal between Tyrone and Mount Union, and the visiting fourth-seeded Trojans made the best of their opportunity. Tyrone starting pitcher Kevin Lehner got rocked by ...